LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Tonight marks 30 years since legendary basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian decided to leave the sidelines at the Thomas and Mack Center at UNLV.
Tarkanian led the Runnin' Rebels to a national championship during the 1989-90 NCAA basketball season.
He also led the team to a Final Four appearance the following season.
Tarkanian has the 9th best winning percentage in college basketball history.
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Coach Tark's legacy lives on at UNLV, his name is on the hardwood at the Thomas and Mack Center and there is a statue of him on campus.